Funk Sets New School Record, Men's Swimming & Diving Puts 17 in Finals
At Michigan ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2012-13) ... Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2011--13).
Junior (2012-13) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championships Meets... Took seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke (1:56.22), 10th in the 100-yard breaststroke (53.58) and 28th in the 200-yard IM (1:49.18) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Won the 200-yard backstroke at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... won the 200-yard breaststroke, finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke and swam on two relays vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... swam three events vs. Purdue (Jan. 12) ... finished fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke and eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... swam three events at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... swam four events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... finished second in 100-yard breaststroke and swam three other races against Wisconsin (Sept. 29).
Sophomore (2011-12) ... Championship Meets ... Clocked a 1:57.65 in the 200-yard breaststroke at the 2012 Big Ten Championship (Feb. 22) to take sixth in the championship heat ... Time ranks as the eighth-fastest in school history in the event ... Notched a career-best 54.40 in the 100-yard breaststroke at Big Ten's, as well as a 1:50.59 in the 200-yard individual medley ... Regular Season ... Swam a 2:18.01 in the 200-meter individual medley at the 2011 Minnesota Grand Prix (Nov.11) ... Won 200-yard breaststroke against Michigan State (Feb. 4) with a time of 2:04.00.
Freshman (2010-11) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Championships Meets ... Placed 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.80 final, 54.57 prelim) and 200-yard breaststroke (1:59.10) and 40th in the 200-yard individual medley (1:51.69) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ... Collected an NCAA 'B' time in a career best 100-yard breaststroke (54.67) at the OSU Winter Invitational (Feb. 12-13).
National/International ...Competed at South African Aquatic Championships, clocking a 2:18.77 in the 200-meter breaststroke competition and a 100-meter breaststroke time of 1:04.06 in the final heat to take seventh ... Placed sixth in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:04.06) at the 2012 South African National Championships ... South African National Squad (2009-2010) ... Irish Nationals (2010) ... Olympic and World Championship trials (2008, 2009) ... South African Junior National Squad (2008).
Prep ... St. John's College (2009) ... Academic Colours.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... economics major ... Birthday is December 11, 1990.